companion ladder

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noun Nautical.

an inboard ladder or stair, as in a companionway.

Nearby words

  1. companding,
  2. companion,
  3. companion animal,
  4. companion artery to sciatic nerve,
  5. companion cell,
  6. companion piece,
  7. companion planting,
  8. companion set,
  9. companion star,
  10. companion vein

Origin of companion ladder

First recorded in 1820–30

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